Profile for Sara-Rivka Davidson

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Girl Talk: Planning My Lesbian Jewish Wedding

Jewish Matchmaking
WTF comments from an Orthodox Jewish matchmaker. Read More »
Drew Converting?
Drew Barrymore and other celebs who've converted for love. Read More »
Lesbian Vs. Straight Sex
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Lesbian sex changed the writer's definition of "straight sex." Read More »

In my mid-twenties, I came out as a lesbian. But the hardest part wasn’t even coming out: it was realizing my wedding would be different and therefore I was different. It took me a few years to come to terms with the fact that my wedding wouldn’t have a groom or any of the other stuff that goes along with heterosexual weddings.

A few months ago, my girlfriend of three years proposed. A couple of weeks after we got engaged, Chriss told me she was thinking about converting to Judaism.  So as we started planning our wedding, we began attending synagogue together and Chriss enrolled in an Introduction to Judaism class. When we became full-fledged members of our synagogue and reserved the chapel for our wedding it dawned on me: I have no idea what a lesbian Jewish wedding would look like. Keep reading »

Girl Talk: I’m In Couples Therapy

Therapy Boundaries
How much should you know about your psychologist's personal life? Read More »
My Picking Problem
How I gave myself a bald spot and other stories of life with dermatillomania. Read More »
Depression Overshare?
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Should Jessica not have told her boyfriend's parents she's depressed? Read More »

A few months ago my fiancée and I watched an episode of “Thirtysomethings” when Elliot and Nancy start seeing a marriage counselor. At first they are both embarrassed and ashamed, and neither wants their circle of friends to know. But as it goes in a television show, the secret gets out and they both feel like crap.

Call me a stereotypical New Yorker, but I love therapy and never understood why people are embarrassed or ashamed about it. I also never got why people wait until they feel like breaking up to start couples’ therapy. Therapy got me through adolescence, depression, disorder, and my relationship with my fiancée. Keep reading »

Girl Talk: I Quit My Job

Worst Jobs Ever
What was the worst job you've ever had? Read More »
Dudes To Avoid
Avoid these guys because of their jobs. Read More »
Family First
I would trade my career for a family of my own. Read More »

As long as I can remember, I haven’t liked change. I preferred to be unhappy or uncomfortable in routine rather than try something new because I was scared or didn’t know the outcome.

In 2009, after two years in non-profit media, rather than look for something new that put my journalism degree to use, I jumped at the chance of a promotion within the company.

Fast forward to 2011, and I was deeply unhappy with my position in Development. Keep reading »

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